Winter Lights

February  3-5, 2017

Celebrate Winter, Celebrate Light! Join us for Winter Lights, Church Street's and Burlington, Vermont's ongoing winter event, presented by Citizens Bank

Winter Lights is comprised of a number of new light installations on the Church Street Marketplace! Enjoy the magical display of lights and light canopies on Church Streets intersections as well as colorful spheres hanging in our trees. Join us as we kick off Winter Lights with Burlington Winter Weekend on Friday, February 3. Check below for a guide of events and activities happening Friday, February 3 - Sunday, February 5 in downtown Burlington! The lights will remain up until April. 

 

Friday, February 3:

 

WINTER LIGHTS STICKER ICE BREAKER PROMOTION

Downtown Burlington

All day 

Shop for a cause! The Winter Lights Sticker costs $2 and provides you with discounts or special deals at participating businesses. Money raised from the Winter Lights Sticker goes directly to Special Olympics Vermont. Purchase your sticker at over 30 downtown businesses in Burlington and enjoy discounts when you wear or show your sticker! Look for the Winter Lights logo in the window of participating businesses.

 

WINTER LIGHTS KICK OFF

Church Street Marketplace, near the intersection of Church and Bank Streets

5pm

Celebrate winter, celebrate light! Join President Joe Carelli from Citizens Bank and Ron Redmond from the Church Street Marketplace at 5:30pm SHARP at the Bank and Church Street intersection for the Burlington Winter Weekend kickoff and Winter Lights, an ongoing winter event celebrating light! Winter Lights, presented by Citizens Bank, encompasses a number of new light installations on the Church Street Marketplace. Enjoy the magical displays of light the whole length of the Marketplace!

 

WINTER LIGHTS STICKER PROMOTION

Downtown Burlington

All day

The Winter Lights Sticker promotion lasts all weekend long! Join Penguin plungers in redeeming discounts at participating businesses in downtown Burlington. The sticker costs $2 and goes directly to benefit Special Olympics Vermont. Look for the Winter Lights logo in the window of participating businesses.

 

ICE SCULPTURE GARDENS

Church Street Marketplace

All day

Look for beautifully crafted ice sculptures by Wicked Good Ice representing the Burlington Business Community!

ICE SCULPTING DEMO & CITIZENS BANK GIVEAWAY

Church Street Marketplace – In front of Homeport

11am-3pm

Watch Murray from Wicked Good Ice craft the Citizens Bank Throne, located next to the Citizens Bank Tent. Come say hello to the Citizens Bank team! They’ll be handing out some great giveaways. 

 

PENGUIN PLUNGE

Burlington Waterfront

11am

Watch more than 1,200 plungers brave the icy waters of Lake Champlain for the Annual Penguin Plunge. Sample delicious food from local vendors and help raise funds and awareness for the 950 Special Olympics Vermont athletes. Plungers may register the day of the event. Get down to the water using the Penguin Plunge Shuttle! The shuttle is free and open to Plungers, volunteers, and spectators. Shuttles will run a continuous loop from 9am to 2pm on Saturday, February 6th and will stop at the corner of Church Street and Main Street and also at the Cherry Street bus stop.

 

 

Sunday, February 5:

 

WINTER LIGHTS STICKER PROMOTION

Downtown Burlington

All day

The Winter Lights Sticker promotion lasts all weekend long! Join Penguin plungers in redeeming discounts at participating businesses in downtown Burlington. The sticker costs $2 and goes directly to benefit Special Olympics Vermont. Look for the Winter Lights logo in the window of participating businesses.